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Lampard cites ‘Liverpool model’ as he warns Chelsea owner
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Lampard cites ‘Liverpool model’ as he warns Chelsea owner

Frank Lampard has urged Chelsea to stick with him in the same way Liverpool stayed faithful to Jurgen Klopp. Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is not known for his patience with managers, especially if they fail to deliver silverware at Stamford Bridge. Liverpool went three seasons without winning a trophy under Klopp but that all changed last term as they won the Champions League and pushed City all the way in the Premier League title race. Liverpool are 22 points clear in the league this season and Lampard has urged the Chelsea hierarchy to show the same level of patience to him.’ Lampard said: “The Liverpool journey is an incredible story. We have seen the journey of this team that is now an absolute machine – rolling everyone over. “It can take time. Behind a team that wins...
Jurgen Klopp addresses concerns that coronavirus outbreak could stop Liverpool from winning their first ever Premier League title
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Jurgen Klopp addresses concerns that coronavirus outbreak could stop Liverpool from winning their first ever Premier League title

Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp has allayed the fears of Liverpool fans who are worried that the government might cancel the premier league season due to the coronavirus outbreak, thereby denying Liverpool the opportunity to win their first English Premier League title. Liverpool have had to wait since 1990 to win a league title and have never won the Premier League. According to reports, fans of Liverpool are scared that the EPL results this season might be cancelled as fears of the spread of the deadly coronavirus has forced sporting events around Europe to shut down.   Though there is no legislation in place stating that the final league standings this season be curtailed prematurely, Klopp has rubbished suggestions his side could be denied the title this seas...
Meet The Grammy Award Winning Artist Who Has Rapping And Singing Since He Was 8 Years Old
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Meet The Grammy Award Winning Artist Who Has Rapping And Singing Since He Was 8 Years Old

An epitome of talent personified and with bustling energy one can only but imagine what the future holds for this amazing young talent. Incase you’re wondering, who is this big bag of delight?. I’m talking of no other than America’s very own- Roddy Ricch. Whose real names are Rodwick Wayne Moore Jr. Rodrick Wayne Moore Jr. was born on October 22, 1998, known professionally as Roddy Ricch, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is signed to Atlantic Records. In November 2018, he released the mixtape, Feed Tha Streets II, which peaked at number 67 on the Billboard 200 chart. He released his debut studio album Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial on December 6, 2019, which debuted atop the Billboard 200. It spawned the Billboard Hot 100 number-one song “The B...
Liverpool Could be Crowned Premier League Champions in March
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Liverpool Could be Crowned Premier League Champions in March

Liverpool came from behind to beat West Ham 3-2 on Monday night. Gini Wijnaldum opened scoring in the 9th minute at Anfield, before Issa Diop headed in for 1-1. The Hammers then took a shock lead, after Pablo Fornals volleyed past Allison Becker. However, Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane struck, to ensure Liverpool kept up their winning run. The win saw the Reds open a 22-point gap between themselves and second-placed Manchester City. Jurgen Klopp’s men would be confirmed champions, if they win their next four fixtures against Watford (A), Bournemouth (H), Everton (A) and Crystal Palace (A). The Palace game will be played on March 21 at Selhurst Park.
Premier League to Give Liverpool Golden Trophy this Season on one Condition
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Premier League to Give Liverpool Golden Trophy this Season on one Condition

Liverpool will receive a golden trophy from the Premier League, if they go unbeaten this season, the DailyMail reports. The Reds are regarded as champions-elect in certain quarters, after opening a 25-point gap lead at the top of the table. All eyes now are on whether they can go the season unbeaten and emulate Arsenal’s Invincibles. However, the Premier League have already held informal discussions, over what they will present to Jurgen Klopp’s men if they achieve the feat. Liverpool are five wins away from being confirmed champions. It will be the first time they are winning the Premier League title in the modern era.
Nigerians React After Burna Boy Says he’s ”The Best Since Fela Kuti”
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Nigerians React After Burna Boy Says he’s ”The Best Since Fela Kuti”

Nigerians on Twitter are reacting to tweets shared by singer, Burna Boy, in which he stated that he is the best since Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, and that no one paved a way for him. Burna Boy who lost out in winning an award at the 2020 Grammys, had earlier tweeted this FACT! I always knew I was and I am THE BEST. Everyone you think is the best KNOWS I’m BEST since Fela Kuti. But @timayatimaya told me something a long time ago that made me not care about being the best. “The World can do without the Best” the world will still spin regardless. A twitter user who felt this was a diss to his seniors in the industry, asked where he was when afrobeat was "crawling" between 2010-2018. In response, Burna Boy said that nobody paved the way for him. He added that Nigerian singers ...
BBNaija’s Tacha and Mercy Shade Each Other over Reality Show
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BBNaija’s Tacha and Mercy Shade Each Other over Reality Show

Big Brother Naija 2019 housemates, Mercy and Tacha are enmeshed in a shade session after both reality show stars announced they will be launching their own reality shows. Mercy who held a housewarming party on Monday February 10, had announced that she will be starting her own reality show soon. The announcement sparked off a controversy on social media as some fans of Tacha accused her of copying their star who recently launched hers. Tacha acknowledged the claim made by her fans and also disclosed that "she knows she is winning" because she is getting copied. She also acknowledged a Twitter campaign which came with hashtag of #Tachadiditfirst. Mercy who won the 2019 edition of the Big Brother Naija Reality show, fired back at Tacha by pointing out that she hinted on ...
Mercy Eke Testifies in Church for Winning 2019 Edition of BBNaija
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Mercy Eke Testifies in Church for Winning 2019 Edition of BBNaija

A video which has gone viral on social media, captured moment Mercy Eke testified in church for winning the 2019 edition of Big Brother Naija reality show. The reality show star was heard saying that before she was unveiled as a housemate of the show her prayer was just to win, which she eventually did.
AKA Speaks On Burna Boy Not Winning Grammy Award
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AKA Speaks On Burna Boy Not Winning Grammy Award

Rapper AKA has reacted to the Grammy Award loss of Afrobeats singer Burna Boy. The 62nd Grammy Awards which held last night in Los Angeles, California, saw Burna Boy and his African Giant alb nominated in the category for Best World Music Album. The category was won by fellow African and legendary singer, Angelique Kidjo, with her album Ceila. As soon as the news broke, trolls stormed AKA’s Twitter page to hear what he will say about the loss Burna Boy suffered. Recall that Burna Boy and AKA went at each other over the xenophobic attacks inflicted on Nigerians by South Africans in their country. With the Grammies over and Burna Boy going home, many expect AKA to express excitement. He tweeted: “I never hated Burna Boy. All I did was stand up for my country. I think i...
Thugs Invade INEC Collation Centre In Imo
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Thugs Invade INEC Collation Centre In Imo

According to The PUCNH, there was panic at the Independent National Electoral Commission's collation centre for the supplementary election in Orlu/Orsu/Oru West Federal Constituency of Imo State as political thugs invaded the centre and tore the result sheets. The political thugs beat the intelligence of the security men at the entrance of the collation centre and made their way straight to the podium where the exercise was going on and disrupted the process. Apart from tearing the result sheets into shreds, the political thugs, who did not reveal the identity of the political party they were working for, alleged that the process had been compromised. While the agents of the various political party fled immediately, the Returning Officer ran immediately he realised that the th...
Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt’s friends are ‘convinced they’ll get back together’ after their reunion at 2020 SAG Awards
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Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt’s friends are ‘convinced they’ll get back together’ after their reunion at 2020 SAG Awards

The pair, who split in 2005, were pictured hugging and smiling at each other as they reunited backstage with the actress seen gently placing her hand on Pitt's chest as he held her arm before they went their separate ways. At one point, Pitt, who won the best supporting actor for his role in Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon A Time in Hollywood was filmed watching his ex-wife on a television screen backstage as she gave her own acceptance speech after winning for best actress in a drama for her work in The Morning Show. Now, friends of Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt are convinced they’re getting back together and claim his family would "love it" if they did. “All of Jen’s friends always loved Brad and see him as a guy who messed up,” said the insider. “It’s been 20 years an...
PSG to Offer Guardiola Huge Deal to Leave Man City
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PSG to Offer Guardiola Huge Deal to Leave Man City

Paris-Saint Germain are set to offer Pep Guardiola a mega deal to leave Manchester City this summer, the UK Express reports. The Spaniard is believed to be the preferred candidate for the French champions, if they sack Thomas Tuchel. Guardiola is contracted to City until the end of next season, but there has been increasing speculation this could be his last campaign with the Premier League champions. After winning an unprecedented domestic treble last term, his side now trail leaders Liverpool by 13 points following Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace. And the Reds have played two games less ahead of their home clash with Manchester United on Sunday. Guardiola has insisted he is “100%” staying at the Etihad, but PSG’s mega-rich owners...
Barcelona Coach Sends Message to 25-year-old Nigerian Striker
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Barcelona Coach Sends Message to 25-year-old Nigerian Striker

Head coach of Barcelona female team, Lluis Cortes has paid tribute to Nigerian striker, Asisat Oshoala for winning the 2019 African Women’s Player of the Year award for the fourth time. Cortes said he feels privileged to have the 25-year-old forward in his Barcelona squad, adding that she is a unique player that gives the Catalan club an advantage. Oshoala has been impressive for Barcelona so far this season. She bagged four goals as Barcelona thrashed Tacon 6-0 on Saturday. “Having the best African player (Asisat Oshoala) in my team means a lot,” Cortes told Goal. “She earned the award and they aren’t giving her for who she is but based on merit. This in part benefits us, from her success and her individual performances. “We are privileged to have her because she is ...
Watch the Embarrassing Moment Miss Belgium 2020 took a Tumble and lost her Strapless bra on Stage
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Watch the Embarrassing Moment Miss Belgium 2020 took a Tumble and lost her Strapless bra on Stage

A beauty queen suffered an embarrassing moment on stage but that didn't stop her from being crowned Miss Belgium 2020. Celine Van Ouytsel, 23, from Herentals, fell on stage and lost her strapless bra during the live beauty pageant over the weekend. But the beauty queen won the hearts of many as she picked herself up after the awkward fall and gracefully walked off, leaving her strapless bra on the floor behind her. The law graduate was wearing a white and blue glittery gown when the incident occurred on stage. After winning the pageant she told a VTM News reporter 'I just had to get up again, as you so often do in life.' Celine is now a contender for Miss World and will take part in the international pageant which is in its 70th anniversary year. The Miss World 2020...
Asisat Oshoala Celebrates Winning the African best women Footballer award for the 4th time
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Asisat Oshoala Celebrates Winning the African best women Footballer award for the 4th time

Super Falcons player, Asisat Oshoala took to Instagram to celebrate winning the African best women footballer award for the fourth time. Oshoala who noted that sometimes people forget to smell the roses along the way in life, revealed that she is always thinking about her next move and also never stops to celebrate her wins. The Barcelona star revealed that winning the award for the fourth time is an amazing accomplishment and she is extremely blessed to have been in a position to accomplish it. She wrote; 4 times baby!!! Sometimes you forget to smell the roses along the way in life. I’m always the type thinking about my next move and never really stop and celebrate he things in between. This is such an amazing accomplishment and I’m extremely blessed to have been in this posit...
AccessBet Signs Davido As Brand Ambassador
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AccessBet Signs Davido As Brand Ambassador

AccessBET, a leading sports bookmaker in Nigeria has announced worldwide superstar Davido as its official brand ambassador. By this signing, Davido will represent the brand’s image as well as appear in all AccessBET's marketing campaigns. With great odds and guaranteed fast payment of winnings, sports lovers can enjoy betting on their favorite teams via pre-match, in-play and also entertain themselves with varieties of virtual games. The newly forged relationship with Davido is in line with AccessBET's vision to ultimately become a renowned bookmaker in the world as well as providing the best online, shop and mobile betting experience in Nigeria. In his reaction to the signing, the music super star expressed great de...
Oliseh Hails Arteta’s Masterclass
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Oliseh Hails Arteta’s Masterclass

Former Nigeria coach, Sunday Oliseh , has hailed Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta after guiding his team to a 2 - 0 victory over Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium on New Year’ s Day , describing the performance a masterclass . Arsenal started the game brightly and were rewarded for their performance as Nicolas Pepe got the opener just after eight minutes into the game . Sokratis got the second which proved to be the winner three minutes before half-time, leaving fans at the Emirates Stadium in excitement. Reacting to the win, Oliseh wrote on his verified Twitter handle that he was impressed with the tactical genius of Arteta. “Impressed by the Tactical , Technical and organized manner Arsenal went about their match against Manchester United . “Victory well deserved in my opi...
‘Call Me Mr. VAR!’ – Iheanacho Delighted After Winning Game For Leicester City
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‘Call Me Mr. VAR!’ – Iheanacho Delighted After Winning Game For Leicester City

Kelechi Iheanacho, Leicester City’s hero in a vital 2-1 win over Everton has given himself a new nickname after his game-winning strike was awarded by VAR. The Nigeria international scored in the 95th minute to complete a come from behind win for the Foxes, but the goal was initially ruled out for offside. A video review overturned the on-pitch decision and Iheanacho was free to celebrate his first league goal in over a year. The result sees his team move into second place in the Premier League table. The former Manchester City man scored the first goal ever awarded by VAR in England in the FA Cup in 2018, and he gave himself a new nickname after today’s performance, which also saw him assist Leicester’s equaliser for Jamie Vardy. "I've been waiting for this opportunity,” he to...
Wizkid Congratulates Burna Boy For Winning Best Africa Act Award At 2019 MTV EMA
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Wizkid Congratulates Burna Boy For Winning Best Africa Act Award At 2019 MTV EMA

 Burna Boy has been announced as the winner of the Best African Act award at the 2019 MTV EMA’s. Burna Boy who was nominated alongside fellow Nigerian, Teni the Entertainer, South Africa’s Prince Kaybee and Nasty C, Harmonize from Tanzania and Togo’s duo TooFan, took home the prestigious award at a star-studded event held in Seville, Spain on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019.
Victor Osimhen Reacts After Winning Ligue 1 Player Of The Month
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Victor Osimhen Reacts After Winning Ligue 1 Player Of The Month

Super Eagles and Lille striker, Victor Osimhen as reacted to the news of him winning Ligue 1 Player Of The Month for September. He shared some pictures on his instagram page with caption saying.. Player of the month of September��major thanks to those who voted for me,I appreciate each and everyone you,special gratitude goes to my family,teammates and my loved ones��GOD is the greatest ��we move✊� @losclive @ligue1conforama
Popular Rapper, Mist Shot By Robbers Inside Luxury Villa
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Popular Rapper, Mist Shot By Robbers Inside Luxury Villa

Rapper Mist has been shot during a suspected robbery in Portugal. The Birmingham star was rushed to hospital after being shot in the leg during a burglary in a luxury villa in the Algarve. The burglars allegedly took Mist’s passport, phones and jewellery in the apparent break-in at the Quinta do Lago resort. Mist, real name Rhys Thomas Sylvester, was driven to Faro Hospital by two friends, who told police that the 27-year-old was shot in the leg at around 10pm local time on Tuesday night. They told police that two or three men with an Irish accent committed the alleged break-in at the rented villa. Fans, friends and colleagues of the MOBO-winning rapper have shared their support on social media, with Yungen tweeting: ‘Prayers for Mist. I hope he’s good.’ Nadia Rose added:...
Lucas Moura sure Tottenham can beat Arsenal & is happy David Luiz joined Gunners
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Lucas Moura sure Tottenham can beat Arsenal & is happy David Luiz joined Gunners

The Brazilian winger is confident that Mauricio Pochettino's side will bounce back after slipping up against Newcastle United in their last game Lucas Moura insists Tottenham are stronger than last season and are ready to prove it by winning at Arsenal in the Premier League for the first time since 2010 on Sunday. Spurs suffered a shock defeat at the hands of struggling Newcastle United at the weekend and go into the north London showdown under pressure to bounce straight back. After reaching the Champions League final, Spurs were tipped to potentially challenge Manchester City and Liverpool for the Premier League title this season and the Brazilian isn't concerned despite the loss to Steve Bruce's side.
‘It’s going to be special’ – David Luiz excited by first North London Derby
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‘It’s going to be special’ – David Luiz excited by first North London Derby

The Brazil international defender has met Spurs 13 times before in his career, but Sunday will be the first time as an Arsenal player Coming up against Tottenham is nothing new to David Luiz. Since he first arrived in England in 2011, the Brazilian centre-back has taken on Spurs 13 times, winning eight of those games and losing just twice. But this weekend is different. It’s not just the first North London Derby of the season on Sunday at the Emirates, it’s the first one of Luiz’s career.
Ordega scores as Shanghai hand Jiangsu Suning first defeat despite Addo assist
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Ordega scores as Shanghai hand Jiangsu Suning first defeat despite Addo assist

The Nigerian inspired her side's win in Shanghai but her Ghanaian counterpart could not save the leaders from defeat with her contribution Francisca Ordega was on target for Shanghai as they condemned Elizabeth Addo and Tabitha Chawinga's Jiangsu Suning to their first defeat of the season following a 3-2 victory on Sunday. Shanghai came into the game on the heels of a 1-1 draw at Changchun Dazhong a week ago and were hoping for a win in a bid to close the gap with the leaders Jiangsu. On the other hand, Addo and Chawinga were cruising on a fine winning run of eight matches following a 1-0 win over Thembi Kgatlana and Linda Motlhalo's Beijing BG Phoenix FC last week.
McTominay wants to be ‘a leader’ at Manchester United
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McTominay wants to be ‘a leader’ at Manchester United

The Scotland international midfielder says he's ready to be a key member of the team at Old Trafford after winning the confidence of his manager Scott McTominay has said he wants to be a leader at Manchester United, despite his relative inexperience compared to the other names in the midfield. The Scotland international was elevated to the first team by Jose Mourinho, but appeared not to be trusted by new manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after he replaced the Portuguese in December. McTominay found himself back in the first team at Old Trafford through injury and knew he would have to prove himself to his new boss, something he believes he has achieved.
Toni Duggan completes move to Atletico Madrid
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Toni Duggan completes move to Atletico Madrid

The former Barcelona forward was heavily linked with a return to England with Manchester United, but has joined the Spanish champions Toni Duggan has joined Spanish champions Atletico Madrid on a free transfer after her contract with Barcelona expired, signing a deal until 2021. The England international spent two seasons with the Catalan club in which she played 72 games and scored 29 goals in all competitions, winning the Copa de la Reina and Copa Catalunya in 2018. Duggan also finished as a Champions League runner-up and twice a Primera Division runner-up, with Atletico winning the title by one point in 2017-18 and by six in the season just gone.
Saliba: Mbappe’s father was my coach!
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Saliba: Mbappe’s father was my coach!

The Gunners' new defender was taught by the father of the free-scoring France international wonderkid Arsenal new-boy William Saliba has revealed that he knew Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe when the pair were at school, and that the World Cup-winning forward’s father was his coach. Saliba, a £27m ($33m) signing from St. Etienne, recently signed a five-year deal with the Gunners but will spend the upcoming season back on loan with the Ligue 1 side as part of the terms of his sale. The 18-year-old centre-back grew up on an estate in the north-eastern suburbs of Paris called Bondy, where Mbappe also honed his skills as a boy.
Ramon Azeez’s strike hands Granada victory over his former club Almeria
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Ramon Azeez’s strike hands Granada victory over his former club Almeria

The Nigeria international returned to haunt his former club, scoring the decisive goal to help the Nasrids claim their third consecutive win Ramon Azeez scored the solitary goal in Granada’s 1-0 victory over Almeria in a pre-season friendly game on Monday. The midfielder who started his European career with the Rojiblancos found the back of the net against his former club to ensure his side continue on their winning ways. Azeez spent six years with Almeria, making 71 league appearances and scoring four goals for the first team before departing for Lugo.
Samuel Kalu’s strike not enough as Bordeaux succumb to Galatasaray
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Samuel Kalu’s strike not enough as Bordeaux succumb to Galatasaray

The Super Eagles forward scored a second-half effort as the Navy blue and Whites suffered their fourth defeat in five games Samuel Kalu was on target in Girondins de Bordeaux’s 3-1 loss to Galatasaray in a pre-season friendly game on Sunday. The 21-year-old, who was part of Nigeria’s bronze-winning squad in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, returned in time for the French Ligue 1 side to feature in the encounter, where he made his presence felt, scoring a consolatory goal. After back-to-back pre-season defeats to RB Leipzig and Augsburg, the Turkish outfit started the encounter on an impressive note, with former Liverpool forward Ryan Babel scoring the opener only seven minutes into the game.
‘Rangers – not Celtic – are the best team in Scotland’ – Ojo backing Gerrard to deliver silverware at Ibrox
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‘Rangers – not Celtic – are the best team in Scotland’ – Ojo backing Gerrard to deliver silverware at Ibrox

The Parkhead outfit are hopeful of winning their ninth straight league title this season, but their Old Firm rivals are in confident mood Rangers winger Sheyi Ojo has laid down a marker in the battle for the Scottish Premiership title this season, claiming Steven Gerrard's side are the best team in the country despite Celtic's recent dominance. The Bhoys have won eight successive league titles, with the 2018-19 campaign seeing them finish nine points ahead of Rangers in Gerrard's first season in charge at Ibrox. Inconsistency plagued Gerrard and his side despite some encouraging performances, including two Old Firm derby victories.
Sterling: I was happy for Champions League-winning Liverpool but Premier League is more important for Man City
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Sterling: I was happy for Champions League-winning Liverpool but Premier League is more important for Man City

The forward says his side's main priority this season is becoming the first club other than Manchester United to win three consecutive English titles Raheem Sterling says he was happy to see former club Liverpool win the Champions League last season, but maintains winning the Premier League again is his main priority this season. Having pipped Liverpool by a single point last year, Sterling and Manchester Cityare looking for a third consecutive league title under Pep Guardiola. If they succeed, they would be the first team to complete a hat-trick of titles since Manchester United between 2007 and 2009, with United having managed the feat twice in the Premier League era.
Botswana 0-0 Zambia: Wasteful Chipolopolo held by Zebras in 2020 Chan qualifier
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Botswana 0-0 Zambia: Wasteful Chipolopolo held by Zebras in 2020 Chan qualifier

Chipolopolo came into the encounter as the favourites, but they were frustrated by the Zebras in Francistown, Botswana Botswana were held to a 0-0 stalemate by Zambia in the 2020 African Nations Championship (Chan) qualification second round first-leg clash on Friday. The Zebras of Botswana came into the match having eliminated Seychelles in the first round after winning the tie 5-1 on aggregate. On the other hand, Zambia's Chipolopolo, who participated in the 2018 finals in Morocco, were given a bye in the first round. The two Southern African teams both created some goalscoring opportunities in the early exchanges, but they were very wasteful in front of goal.
Griezmann dispute sees Atletico report Barcelona to La Liga over claims to €80m transfer fee addition
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Griezmann dispute sees Atletico report Barcelona to La Liga over claims to €80m transfer fee addition

The Madrid-based outfit maintain that they are owed further funds by a La Liga rival after seeing a deal done to take the French forward to Camp Nou Atletico Madrid have reported Barcelona to La Liga as they continue to pursue an €80 million (£72m/$90m) addition to the transfer which has taken Antoine Griezmann to Camp Nou. A World Cup-winning forward has completed a move from the Spanish capital to Catalunya. Barca have paid out the €120m (£108m/$135m) required to trigger the release clause that existed in his Atletico contract.
Lion King: Tiwa Savage Breaks Silence On Collaborating With Beyonce
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Lion King: Tiwa Savage Breaks Silence On Collaborating With Beyonce

Popular Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage has spoken up on her collaboration with Grammy award singer, Beyonce on her new album. Beyonce, on Tuesday, unveiled the track-list of her new album, ‘The Lion King: The Gift’, which is the musical accompaniment to the new Disney movie. The album features six Nigerian pop stars namely: Yemi Alade, Burna Boy, Mr. Eazi, Tekno, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage as well as Ghana’s Shatta Wale. The Grammy award-winning singer had disclosed that she worked with Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and other African acts because she wanted to ensure that she worked with the best from Africa and not just sample sounds from Africa. Speaking on the highly anticipated album which has received major commendations from Nigerians across the globe, Tiwa Savage, on her Instagram page...
‘I might steal his phone so he can’t talk to anyone!’ – Pereira hatches plan to keep Pogba at Man Utd
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‘I might steal his phone so he can’t talk to anyone!’ – Pereira hatches plan to keep Pogba at Man Utd

The World Cup-winning midfielder continues to be linked with a summer move elsewhere, but a current Red Devils team-mate is eager to see him stay put Andreas Pereira has joked that he is ready to aid Manchester United’s efforts to keep Paul Pogba at the club by stealing the Real Madrid target’s phone. Speculation surrounding the World Cup-winning midfielder’s future refuses to go away. Pogba has admitted that it may be time for him to make a fresh start after three years back at Old Trafford which have seen him attract regular rounds of criticism.
Gospel Artist Dr Tumi says he rejected R14 Million (N360m) monthly offer to join Illuminati
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Gospel Artist Dr Tumi says he rejected R14 Million (N360m) monthly offer to join Illuminati

South African gospel singer, Dr Tumi claimed to have rejected a $1 million (R14 Million, N360m) montly offer to join the Illuminati society via a Facebook post he shared.   The award winning South African singer and surgeon with a break-out album of 'Heart of a King', said that the handlers that contacted him claimed to have been noticed him and also admitted that he would be of value to the society. Dr Tumi also allegedly rejected the promise of great fame and influence across the globe, if he joins the society.   "So early today they tried to recruit me to join an Illuminati society. Got told I have been noticed and would be of value. Got promised $1mil a month and great fame and influence across the globe. But we are not the type you can buy with money. wont leave...
Afcon 2019: Tunisia must find the motivation to beat Nigeria – Drager
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Afcon 2019: Tunisia must find the motivation to beat Nigeria – Drager

The Carthage Eagles’ defender is hoping for a happy ending in Wednesday’s bronze medal contest with the Super Eagles Tunisia defender Mohamed Drager has stated he and his teammates are determined to give their very best in Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) third-place match against Nigeria. This is the first time in 15 years Tunisia will come this far at Afcon and Drager is keen on seeing the Carthage Eagles bow out with pride; winning the bronze medal.
Belmadi: I can’t promise Algerians Afcon title
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Belmadi: I can’t promise Algerians Afcon title

The Desert Foxes boss has reminded fans there is no guarantee of his team sustaining their winning run all the way into the final on Friday Coach Djamel Belmadi has stated he cannot promise Algeria will emerge as African champions after defeating Nigeria 2-1 at Cairo International Stadium on Sunday. Thanks to William Troost-Ekong's own goal and Riyad Mahrez’ winner, the Desert Foxes secured a place in their first Afcon final after 29 years. However, Belmadi was unwilling to be drawn on his side's title-winning chance with another tough clash against Senegal on the horizon.
Algeria 2-1 Nigeria: Riyad Mahrez fires Desert Foxes into Afcon 2019 final
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Algeria 2-1 Nigeria: Riyad Mahrez fires Desert Foxes into Afcon 2019 final

The 28-year-old’s last-minute free-kick helped the Desert Foxes overpower the Super Eagles at Cairo International Stadium Algeria defeated Nigeria 2-1 to reach the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations(Afcon) on Sunday evening. Riyad Mahrez scored the winning goal for the Desert Foxes in additional time after Odion Ighalo’s effort had cancelled out William Troost-Ekong’s own goal. Gernot Rohr stuck to the team that defeated South Africa in the quarter-final, with Samuel Chukwueze, who found the back of the net against Bafana Bafana starting his second game in the tournament.
Sadio Mane’s local fans hoping Liverpool star wins Afcon 2019
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Sadio Mane’s local fans hoping Liverpool star wins Afcon 2019

The most loyal Teranga Lions supporters tell us they haven't slept properly since Afcon started. This video demonstrates why Senegal will play Tunisia in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final at 30 June Stadium on Sunday night. Just two wins away from winning their first ever Afcon title, supporters are praying and crossing fingers Senegal can go all the way this time. Local fans tell Ruptly (an international video news agency) why they want Sadio Mane to win the top scorer award in Egypt 2019.
Mourinho desperate for ‘right project’ and return to management after Manchester United sacking
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Mourinho desperate for ‘right project’ and return to management after Manchester United sacking

The former Real Madrid and Chelsea boss is keen to get back to work but is waiting for an interesting challenge to present itself Jose Mourinho is longing for a return to football management seven months after being sacked by Manchester United, but has stressed that he is waiting for "the right project" to present itself. The Portuguese, 56, spent two-and-a-half years at Old Trafford, winning them the Europa League, but otherwise struggled to transform them back into serious title challengers. He was dismissed after a bad run of form, while he also attracted criticism from supporters for appearing to alienate several United players during his time at the helm.
Afcon 2019: ‘We want to write our own history’ – Algeria coach Belmadi
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Afcon 2019: ‘We want to write our own history’ – Algeria coach Belmadi

The Desert Foxes last won the continental tournament in 1980 and the Desert Foxes boss is hoping his side can repeat the feat in Egypt Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has stated his side wants to write their own history by winning the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. On Sunday, the Desert Foxes take on Nigeria in the semi-final of the continental tournament, the first time they will be playing in the last four of the finals since 2010. Algeria have been impressive in the competition, qualifying for the Round of 16 as Group C leaders and defeating Senegal, the top-ranked African team, in the process.
USA Players Celebrate After Winning 2019 Women’s World Cup
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USA Players Celebrate After Winning 2019 Women’s World Cup

USA have won the 2019 Women's World Cup after a final 2-0 win against Netherlands in France. The United States were massive favourites and secured the win thanks to a penalty from Megan Rapinoe and fine Rose Lavelle effort. USA, who knocked England out in the semi-final, won four years ago beating Japan 5-2 in the final. The victory sees Jill Ellis’ side successfully defend their World Cup title won in 2015, while adding to triumphs in 1991 and 1999. Their four titles is the most of any nation since the tournament began in 1991, with Germany the closest with two titles. It also continues a run of dominance from the USWNT that has seen them lost just once in their last 45 matches – a 3-1 defeat to France last January, amassing a record of 39-1-5 over that span. USA pla...
Super Eagles players will get $20,000 Each for winning today – Amaju Pinnick
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Super Eagles players will get $20,000 Each for winning today – Amaju Pinnick

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick today in Egypt, confirmed to the players that they will get $20,000 for winning today's Round of 16 tie vs Cameroon. Watch Video: Every Nigeria ?? Super Eagles player will get $20,000 for winning today’s Round of 16 tie vs Cameroon ?? 3-2. Talk about motivation. #AFCON2019 pic.twitter.com/YAACcsAKRx — Usher Komugisha (@UsherKomugisha) July 6, 2019
Rapinoe expects USWNT to snub Donald Trump visit after World Cup final
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Rapinoe expects USWNT to snub Donald Trump visit after World Cup final

The president has invited the squad to the White House even if they do not win Sunday's final, but Rapinoe does not expect anyone to accept Megan Rapinoe has suggested the entire United States team could snub an invitation from Donald Trump to visit the White House if they win the Women's World Cup. The USWNT are looking to retain their title as world champions when they face Netherlands in the final on Sunday. It is customary for championship-winning athletes in the United States to visit the White House and meet the president, but Rapinoe has made clear that she has no intention of going.
Benin Gets To The Quarter Finals Of AFCON2019 Without Winning A Single Match
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Benin Gets To The Quarter Finals Of AFCON2019 Without Winning A Single Match

10-man Benin stunned Africa Cup of Nations title contenders Morocco in a penalty shootout on Friday to reach the quarter-finals after a 1-1 draw in Cairo. Moise Adilehou forced home at a corner early in the second half to put Benin on course for a shock win but Youssef En-Nesyri equalised for Morocco before Ajax star Ziyech blew the chance to snatch victory by striking the post from the spot in the 96th minute. Benin were forced to play most of extra time a man down after Khaled Adenon received a second yellow card for dissent, but they prevailed 4-1 in the shootout following misses by Sofiane Boufal and En-Nesyri to set up a clash with Senegal on July 10 for a spot in the semi-finals. With this, Benin have now played a total of 13 games in the history of the African Cup of Na...
Afcon 2019: Africa reacts to Sadio Mane and Denis Onyango drama in Senegal victory
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Afcon 2019: Africa reacts to Sadio Mane and Denis Onyango drama in Senegal victory

Two of Africa's greats battled one another at Cairo International Stadium in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Friday night Senegal beat Uganda 1-0 in the Round of 16 Afcon action, thanks to Sadio Mane's goal in the 15th minute. The Liverpool star used his pace to burst through Uganda's defenders and then easily placed the ball past Denis Onyango for the winning goal. Sundowns keeper Onyango is rated as the best stopper in African football so it was an interesting battle against one of Africa's most famous attackers, Mane